NDAA Supporters: Top Lobbyists Fighting for the Controversial Bill | International Business Times

A controversial provision for the National Defense Authorization Act, or the NDAA, has received particularly critical attention from the media, bloggers and Internet community. Section 1031 allows the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens for certain crimes while Section 1032 requires the United States Armed Forces to carry out the sentences for the non-citizens.

Lobbyists have received criticism by the mainstream media and the public for their role influencing the government. However, this has not stopped 13 organizations for lobbying for NDAA. Opensecrets.org included a list of top lobbyists who attempted to influence members of Congress to get their votes on this bill in 2011. Read more…

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